At Verrill we understand that financial services institutions, from banks to credit unions, fin-tech start-ups to more seasoned financial services providers, have a broad range of legal needs and they rely on law firms who understand these different services and are able to see the big picture in an increasingly complex regulatory and financial landscape.

Verrill's Financial Services Group is comprised of an interdisciplinary team of experienced attorneys who understand the needs of banks and other financial services institutions.

Commercial Lending

  • Representing lenders on commercial loans
  • Representing borrowers on commercial loans
  • Complex credit facilities
  • Commercial real estate lending
  • Loan forms review and advice

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Representing acquirors
  • Representing targets
  • Change of control planning and defenses

Securities Regulation

  • Structuring exempt offerings of securities to raise capital
  • Investments in securities offered by third parties
  • Investment adviser regulation
  • Broker-dealer regulation
  • Related-party lending
  • Repurchase agreements

Bankruptcy and Insolvency and Enforcement

  • Borrower bankruptcies
  • Workouts
  • Secured party sales

General Corporate

  • Formation of holding companies and subsidiaries
  • Board duties and meetings; committee processes
  • Shareholder meetings


  • Hiring and firing employees
  • Wage and hour, fair labor, anti-discrimination, etc.
  • Internal investigations
  • Independent contractor issues

Employee Benefit Plans

  • 401(k) plans
  • Health insurance plans
  • Cafeteria plans

Intellectual Property

  • Software licenses
  • Software-as-a-service issues
  • Trademark and copyright registrations and infringement


  • Trustee process, tax liens, and orders to withhold and deliver
  • Lender liability claims
  • Planning to avoid litigation
  • Arbitration and mediation